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Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern Wildcats
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers.
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers. « Show less

Top Northwestern Wildcats Articles

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  • Girls soccer | Wildcats' Sebo ready to play again

    Girls soccer | Wildcats' Sebo ready to play again
    It wasn't necessarily the pain that came with tearing an anterior cruciate ligament that bothered Northwestern midfielder Niki Sebo. It was being away from the game she's loved most of her life. And one she wondered she'd ever be able to play again....
  • Girls soccer | Illini give 'athlete of the year' honors to local player

    Girls soccer | Illini give 'athlete of the year' honors to local player
    All Jannelle Flaws wanted was another chance. A chance to get back on the field at the University of Illinois and prove she could play soccer again. And along the way she made history. Flaws, one of the top recruits coming out of Glenbrook South three...
  • UConn Releases Field Hockey Schedule

    UConn, which won the national championship in field hockey last season, announced its schedule for the 2014 season. Here is the release from Storrs: Defending Champs Will Play 17 Regular-Season Games STORRS, Conn. – The University of Connecticut's...
  • North's Schieber starts 23 games for Wildcats

    Former Wheaton North star Jake Schieber received a generous amount of playing time for Northwestern University's baseball team as a sophomore in 2014. Schieber, a third baseman and outfielder, played in 37 games and made 23 starts for the Wildcats. He...
  • Glenbard West: Caleigh Ryan makes impact at Northwestern

    Northwestern is looking forward to a big season in women's volleyball come August, and Glen Ellyn's Caleigh Ryan could be a big part of it. The sophomore setter from Glenbard West made a big impact right away in 2013 as she led the Big Ten Conference...
  • Fire's Shipp, Ritter named to MLS Homegrown team

    Fire's Shipp, Ritter named to MLS Homegrown team
    Fire midfielders Harry Shipp and Chris Ritter were among 20 players named Wednesday to compete in Major League Soccer’s inaugural Homegrown Game on Aug. 4 in Portland. The league’s homegrown stars will meet the Portland Timbers Under-23 team...
  • Steps 4 Stellar continues down the path of helping families battling cancer

    The next generation is taking over at the Stellar Construction "Catch A Rising Star" Basketball Showcase. Tournament director Glen Klein, lead sponsor Tony Stellar and staff stalwarts such as Bob Wootsick and John Hrebik, all have their children...
  • Tennis | Lyons' Chatt has good run on court

    Tennis | Lyons' Chatt has good run on court
    The U.S Open was not on Alexandria Chatt's mind as she worked her way through the Midwest qualifying tournament in late June. Until she reached the final, that is, where one more victory on the tennis court would have earned her a spot in the U.S....
  • One more challenge for McDonogh's Whittle

    One more challenge for McDonogh's Whittle
    After leading No. 1 McDonogh to its 112th straight win and sixth straight Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference championship, Megan Whittle was the youngest player invited to try out for the U.S. national women's lacrosse team....
  • 15 years later, Kelley Byrdsong reflects on shooting spree that changed her life

    15 years later, Kelley Byrdsong reflects on shooting spree that changed her life
    Fifteen years ago on the July 4th weekend, former Northwestern University basketball coach Ricky Byrdsong was murdered by a neo-Nazi on a hate-filled shooting spree. Each year, the anniversary is difficult for his 25-year-old daughter, Kelley Byrdsong,...
  • Wrestling | Lake Forest's Durbin gets call from Northwestern

    Wrestling | Lake Forest's Durbin gets call from Northwestern
    Regis Durbin’s life changed dramatically the week of Feb. 22. Since then, it’s only gotten better. Durbin became Lake Forest’s first individual wrestling champion when he pulled off an improbable 3-2 ultimate tie-breaker victory over...